Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

and Social are about humans, people, change management, radical organisation change, and, in the end, about tools And, on the field of Integration, the theme of adopt versus adapt has always played the most significant role in my working life. Do we adopt the industry standards?

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

You are now ready then to execute on enabling your early adopters to help you transform your business….

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Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

It learns from the user, and it also learns through the umpteen APIs that it exploits to figure out the answers to your questions (you can read about the mindset behind Siri in Tom Gruber's presentation. As someone who has followed the web and technology landscape for the last 15 years, I have noticed that the companies which have proven dominant are those that demonstrate what I would call a network mindset.

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth Kanter

How could they present easy-to-use worksheets but avoid an overtly ‘design & innovation’ identity?

IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

Well, nothing more than plenty of wonderful conversation after conversation around perhaps what I feel has been the main theme throughout the event: Social Business Adoption! Like the Opening General Session , which I thought didn’t present us with much of a WOW!

The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 28 December 2010 The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt" Its the most widespread lie across IT. Adopt this once , and youll be able to adapt to any and all applications moving and and out of your IT landscape.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

presentations, videos, audios, etc. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

Adopt vs adapt Adopt versus adapt is the central theme in Integration. For the last 15 years, its been the central question in my working life: who will adopt, and who will have to adapt? Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0:

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech.

Adoption Ideas

Tony Karrer

In fact, when I do presentations, this is often the question that really gets audiences going. Embrace Chaos This reminds me a bit of the adoption trick of letting everyone know how chaotic things are going to be when the new system rolls out. Make it half a solution or a partial solution or a flexible solution so that it can be adopted in ways that work for the individuals who have to do it. Great article from Harvard - (via Big Dog, Little Dog ).

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. Anyone have concern about adopting Adobe Connect vs. the myriad of other solutions out there? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 28 June 2010 No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment For lack of a logo, heres the Snowbird resort where the Agile Manifesto was developed back in 2001 Agile Software Development presently is suffering from evangelisation, it seems.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

In the last two companies I’ve worked for (including present day), I initiated something called the Social Learning Network or SLN for short. Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 Adoption Council within your own org. Adoption Council – invited by Susan Scrupski - but the internal version is equally important).

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Clark Quinn

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. Anyone have concern about adopting Adobe Connect vs. the myriad of other solutions out there? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

I’ve approached Christian Finn of Microsoft to surface my thoughts and present my overarching argument to him later this quarter. Adoption Council member and Canadian). adoption council collaboration formal informal learnerprise sharepoint social

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Presentation and content.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 21 December 2010 Presentation and content hardly ever go along [Image by Digital Surgeons , full-size image here ] After the publication of Digital Surgeons Facebook versus Twitter infographic this week, it got quickly republished everywhere, and ReTweeted.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. When organizations adopt new technologies, all of a sudden, things don’t cost as much. At a recent symposium I was presenting some research on what CLOs say they are responsible for. Web 2.0

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy

Luis Suarez

The moment you are inviting a potential speaker to present at your event and kindly ask them whether they can speak for free, therefore making them become part of that exposure economy, that’s the moment where you know conference events are totally screwed up.

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

Enterprise Social Networking Adoption & Adaption plans: ‘ Once we purchase our very first Enterprise Social Networking platform, how do we get started to sustain our adaptation efforts, change plans and activities beyond the One Year Club milestone?

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

I hate hearing the same presentations over and over. kinds of solutions that people can adopt right now. The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? What are the biggest challenges for you/us as head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? Answering this question is a bit more of a challenge for me. So it may take a few posts.

Flip your meetings

Jay Cross

It is sinful to waste this time together aimlessly or passively listening to presentations. You can re-jigger your meetings to make them relevant, challenging, and fun by adopting an approach that is revolutionizing secondary school learning.

Keynote slides: The Power of Social Media and Future Organizations

Ross Dawson

They know the technical content they are presenting is rather dry so my role is to provide a highly engaging kick-off to the day (spouses are invited too) which is also practical and useful for attendees. View more presentations from rossdawson.

Timeframes for the future of work: trends and uncertainties in this decade and beyond

Ross Dawson

In the next couple of years it will shift its headquarters into a new building and adopt Activity Based Working across the organization. Did it apply to the present or some future date? I recently ran an internal workshop on the future of work for a large company.

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What’s the Value of Blockchain?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Summit included a number of talks and panels, and - most important, - presentations of concrete blockchain use cases IBM has been working on in a number of areas, including finance, supply chains and healthcare. A few weeks ago I attended the IBM Blockchain Summit 2017 in New York.

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

This doesn’t just mean updating traditional training practices but adopting new ways to enable and support both manager-led and employee-led learning. Now available to purchase.

Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

Since MOOCs gained popularity with top tier universities, significant effort has been put into finding new ways to present learning content. In terms of content presentation, DALMOOC will pale in comparison to existing well-funded courses. Many MOOCs reflect a structured and linear process of content presentation. To address these challenges, we have adopted/developed the following approaches.

Jay Changes Direction

Jay Cross

Presentations worldwide. Largely a labor of love, I’m proud to have called this one early and paved the way to accelerate its adoption and appreciation. My book Aha!

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?


I''ve read a lot of articles about the disadvantages of PowerPoint—how it stifles discussion, critical thinking, and thoughtful decision making—but no article conveys the agony of sitting through a slide presentation better or more humorously than this one.

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Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

OK, these skills are not actually “new” – they’ve always been present – but perhaps they have not always been as visible as they should have been, as Oscar Berg explains in The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg).

Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses

George Siemens

Mainstream media often present massive open online courses (MOOCs) as both a reflection of the need for universities to undergo a metamorphosis and as a means of forcing a new perspective on digital teaching and learning practices (i.e., However, university faculty caution that there is not enough research evidence to support widespread adoption. Valerie Irvine, Jillianne Code, and I spent time over the past 8 months preparing a special issue of JOLT on massive open online courses.

Open Symposium: Policy and Strategy for Learning Analytics Deployment

George Siemens

We have a great group of presenters next week. During these activities, it has become clear that policy and strategy considerations are hindering the adoption and deployment of LA. We ( SoLAR ) are organizing an online symposium on Policy and Strategy for Learning Analytics Deployment.

self-organization is the future

Harold Jarche

What I call perpetual beta is the attitude to adopt new models and ideas, but being ready to discard them when presented with better models, new evidence, or changing conditions.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

This change resulted in teachers doing what they always did – presenting content, now with PowerPoint instead of overhead slides. Not all countries are adopting the aggressive UK model, but tuition patterns internationally (.pdf)

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Luis Suarez

Overall Global Social Adoption & Enablement Lead: essentially, meaning that I’ll be leading the overall effort to transform the way employees work using social software as the core part of their work.

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

And that reluctance can surely undermine whatever efforts you put in place to help drive that adoption.

Training departments will shrink

Harold Jarche

It was noted by officers that the present course was not training armor crewmen to a level of proficiency. The famous ADDIE model did not get adopted until 1975, just as the baby boomers were entering university and the business world.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

And here is the presentation materials themselves that I used for that presentation: The Socially Integrated Enterprise: Organisations or Communities? View more presentations from SocialBizForum.

I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

Being an early adopter of Evernote (since late 2008) I found it quite easy (and preferable) to write the book entirely in Evernote. After ‘snipping’ you are presented the option of storing the content in a particular notebook. Take that Microsoft Word.

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Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

The Power of Collaborative Learning Over the past 15 years I have worked with the 70:20:10 framework and used it as a powerful tool to help organisations evolve their organisational talent and learning & development approaches from pre-1990 to present day practices.